The Career & Professional Development Coach will provide industry-focused leadership and strategic direction for designing, developing, and managing innovative programs that will elevate Honors Carolina’s reputation among industry leaders and position Honors Carolina as a destination of choice for top recruiters. Reporting to the Director of Student Development & Special Projects, the Career & Professional Development Coach will work with Honors Carolina students to foster their academic and career exploration, self-assessment, and post-graduate preparation. The Career & Professional Development Coach will develop and foster on-going relationships with internal and external stakeholders, introducing students to career exploration and development resources, job shadowing experiences, and internship and full-time job opportunities. This will include developing and coordinating in-person and virtual opportunities for students to connect with Honors Carolina alumni and friends. Additionally, the Career & Professional Development Coach will facilitate ongoing industry-focused career advising and coaching in the areas of resume development, medical school application, cover letter and personal statement writing, interviewing, networking, job search methods, and career preparation.
As they undertake these tasks, the Career & Professional Development Coaches will draw on advice and support from the Honors Carolina Advisory Board and sector-specific advisory councils of alumni and industry leaders.
Education and Experience:
At least 3 years experience in one or more of a variety of healthcare-related settings including medicine, health policy administration, public health, and wellness. The preferred candidate will also possess the following:
1.Demonstrated ability to work cooperatively with key stakeholders and constituent groups and foster the spirit of engagement. 2.Employer relations/development experience. 3.Experience working with or managing a board is preferred. 4.Experience using electronic career resources including career services management software, and the ability to deliver virtual/recorded programs is preferred. 5.Qualification to administer and interpret self-assessments (Strong Interest Inventory, MBTI, and StrengthsQuest) preferred. 6.Unwavering commitment to the highest ethical standards and professional integrity. 7.Exceptional communication, negotiation, and interpersonal skills in a collaborative, multi-disciplinary environment. 8.Understanding of and commitment to diversity issues in the delivery of programs and services. 9.Ability to utilize technology in the delivery of student programs. 10.Demonstrated skills in writing, speaking, giving presentations, managing projects, coordinating events, and leadership. 11.Ability to use all products in the Microsoft Office Suite including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.
Carolina rates among the nation’s great institutions of higher education, set on an historic and beautiful campus that celebrates all four seasons. Carolina’s students, faculty and staff come here from around the world, bringing varied cultural, racial and ethnic heritages that help make UNC-Chapel Hill a thriving intellectual center. We’re repeatedly ranked the nation’s best value in higher education for students seeking to earn a college degree – the University has garnered the top spot each time since the ranking’s launch in 1998.Whether you’ve just started your career, are new to academia or are a seasoned professional with assorted campus experiences to draw on, we hope you will find a great place at Carolina.